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17th – 23rd June, 2023

LEAP Sports are excited to launch their  Festival Fortnight 2023, Scotland’s annual LGBTIQ+ sports festival held between the 17th and 30th of June. Festival Fortnight (FF) aims to increase the visibility and participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) people in Scottish sport. 

Try open water swimming in a safe, LGBTQ+ supportive environment with Leap Sports this Sunday

With over 90 events, across Scotland, you’ll get the opportunity to try many things for the first time and meet new friends.


It’s not just Glasgow and Edinburgh, Leap have everything from Glasgow Ceilidh’s, Park Run’s, to traditional sports such as women’s American Football taster sessions,  rugby, basket ball, tennis etc.

Most activities are free or low cost!

Check out Leap’s timetable, as they also have events down in the borders and other places.

Some highlights:

  • Try Sword Fighting in Dundee.
  • Pony Riding in the Borders
  • Hiking this weekend in the highlands
  • Open Water Swimming sessions near Perth this Sunday!
Try Women’s American Football for the First time with Leap Sports!

For a list of all Festival Fortnight events, from June 17th – 30th, please click HERE

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Maz Gordon

Maz Gordon took over as Editor-In-Chief at OutNewsGlobal, after working for many years on OutNewsGlobal, managing the advertising department and captivating us writing about her life as a queer, solo parent. Hugely experienced in LGBTQ & mainstream media & events, Maz has run successful global campaigns for g3 Magazine, The Alternative Parenting Show, The Diversity Career show, Pink Sofa, Planet Nation and others, as well as for smaller businesses looking to engage with the OutNewsGlobal audience.

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